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Reminder: Dorkbot next saturday 3/14

Nick Pietraniec-3

Hi Everyone -

Just wanted to send out the updated list of presenters and a reminder  
about the event next

Saturday March 14, 2009
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Brush Square Park 5th and Neches Austin, Texas

Sponsored by
  * SXSW Interactive
  * Silicon Labs - https://www.silabs.com/
  * Mr. Data Consulting - http://www.mrdata.com/
  * Monstrous - http://www.monstro.us/
  * Make Magazine - http://www.makezine.com/

And supported by
  * BuildASign.com - http://buildasign.com/
  * Mike Rigsby - http://www.misterengineer.com/


We've got a great set of presenters lined up

  * ArcAttack - Singing Tesla Coils - http://www.arcattack.com/
  * Operation Playmate - Extra-planetary Erich Ragsdale vs. Eric  
Archer’s Big Box o’ Techno - http://www.myspace.com/operationplaymate
  * Phil Macnutt - Homebuilt Analog Synthesizer - http://www.philmacnutt.com/siterrt/Analog_Modular.html
  * Bleep Labs - http://bleeplabs.com/
  * Jason Asbahr / Monstro.us - Presents their latest release  
Entranced, a 3D interactive music experience game-as-art - http://www.monstro.us
  * Alison Lewis - Battery powered crafts to make and sew - http://iheartswitch.com/switchcraft
  * FIRST Robotics Anderson High School FIRST robot team #2158, and  
Girl Scouts of Central Texas FIRST robot team #2881
  * George Sabra - Bringing his latest e-waste sculpture http://www.georgesabra.com
  * Marvin Niebuhr - Prickly Pear Cactus Rhythm Synth http://flimflamlab.blogspot.com
  * The Robot Group - A large selection of projects including the  
Babbling Head, Ping Pong Printer, Glamour Girl, and more - http://www.robotgroup.org/
  * Aileen Adler - Theremin for the Masses - http://www.thereminforthemasses.com
  * Lori 16mm Varga - Lots of odd film/handpainted footage and circuit  
bent sounds
  * Jay Smith / Livid - Viditar MIDI controller - http://www.lividinstruments.com
  * Bob Comer - Robots used at and info about the Computer Studies and  
Robotics and Automation program at ACC
  * Bill Byrne / The Painful Leg Injuries -  Software and hardware  
instruments by controlled by Nintendo Wii-mote http://myspace.com/painfulleginjuries
  * John P. Funk - New and working robot props from his movie production

Check out the website for more info...

http://www.dorkbotaustin.org/


We'd also like to mention some other events coming up that we're going  
to and thought our fellow dorkbot fans would be interested in

Plutopia - http://plutopia.org/
The 9th Annual EFF-Austin SXSWi After Party
An exciting convergence of technology, DIY, music, and art performance.
Monday, March 16, 2009
6pm - midnight
Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78704

DataPop - http://datapopparty.com/
A celebration of the Gameboy music movement
Wednesday March 18, 9pm
1142 South Lamar
Inside the old Salvation Army by the Alamo Drafthouse

See you on Saturday!

-Nick


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